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WASHINGTON (BP) -- National Religious Broadcasters President Jerry Johnson has resigned, NRB announced Feb. 13.

MESA, Ariz. (BP) -- Everyone craves connections -- a truth that Living Stone Community Church has embraced by using Facebook to minister to their community.

Addressing the volume of electrical and electronic waste (“e-waste”) is essential to working toward a sustainable future as it has become “the fastest-growing waste stream in the world,” according to a report published by the World Economic Forum on Jan. 24.

LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Los Angeles resident April Clemmer was surprised to find after spending a decade researching Hollywood history that the place synonymous with the American movie industry — and now clogged with lingerie stores, tobacco shops and fast-food outlets — was founded as an alcohol-free Christian community. The Baptist came up with a Walk of Faith tour.

How often have you, when faced with sadness or challenges, turned to Leviticus for inspiration and encouragement? When reading the Bible through in a year, did you get more excited about Leviticus than any other book?

(RNS) — More than 200 seminary and Christian college students, faculty and others who view films through the eyes of faith were part of the Windrider Form during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, recently. Windrider hosted screenings for students from more than 20 Christian schools.

(RNS) — If you’ve never heard of New England Patriots “character coach” Jack Easterby, it’s not for lack of media attention.

I grew up in a family where it was a rule that you ate what was on your plate. Rules can vex a strong-willed child, but I understood that a rule was firm until the day we had liver.

ATLANTA (BP) -- For Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Sunday's Super Bowl is an opportunity for redemption. Cooks was part of the New England Patriots in last year's Super Bowl but left the game prematurely in the second quarter with a concussion. He never returned to the game, which the Patriots lost 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles.

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Starting Jan. 1, books, songs and films now entering public domain include iconic 1923 works with religious content, including “The Pilgrim,” with Charlie Chaplin; Universal Studios’ “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” starring Lon Chaney; and Cecil B. DeMille’s film “The Ten Commandments," later remade in 1956.